mottled with darker. The upland moccasin is Ancistrodon atrofuscus. They resemble rattlesnakes, but
are without rattles.
Moccasin flower (Bot.), a species of lady's slipper (Cypripedium acaule) found in North America. The
lower petal is two inches long, and forms a rose-colored moccasin-shaped pouch. It grows in rich woods
under coniferous trees.
(Moc"ca*sined) a. Covered with, or wearing, a moccasin or moccasins. "Moccasined feet."
1. A seaport town of Arabia, on the Red Sea.
2. A variety of coffee brought from Mocha.
3. An Abyssinian weight, equivalent to a Troy grain.
Mocha stone (Min.), moss agate.
(||Moche) n. [F.] A bale of raw silk.
(Moche) a. Much. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Moch"el) a. & adv. Much. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(||Mo*chi"la) n. [Sp.] A large leather flap which covers the saddletree. [Western U.S.]
(Mock) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mocked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Mocking.] [F. moquer, of uncertain origin; cf.
OD. mocken to mumble, G. mucken, OSw. mucka.]
1. To imitate; to mimic; esp., to mimic in sport, contempt, or derision; to deride by mimicry.
To see the life as lively mocked as everShak.
Still sleep mocked death.
Mocking marriage with a dame of France.Shak.
2. To treat with scorn or contempt; to deride.
Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud.1 Kings xviii. 27.
Let not ambition mock their useful toil.Gray.
3. To disappoint the hopes of; to deceive; to tantalize; as, to mock expectation.
Thou hast mocked me, and told me lies.Judg. xvi. 13.
He will not . . .Milton.
Mock us with his blest sight, then snatch him hence.
Syn. To deride; ridicule; taunt; jeer; tantalize; disappoint. See Deride.
(Mock), v. i. To make sport in contempt or in jest; to speak in a scornful or jeering manner.
When thou mockest, shall no man make thee ashamed?Job xi. 3.
She had mocked at his proposal.Froude.
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